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Ares Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.10 (-0.57 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.50
50-Day Range
MA: $16.86
52-Week Range
Now: $17.50
Volume2.04 million shs
Average Volume1.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.40 billion
P/E Ratio23.33
Dividend Yield9.09%
Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the basic and growth manufacturing, business services, consumer products, health care products and services, and information technology service sectors. The fund will also consider investments in industries such as restaurants, retail, oil and gas, and technology sectors. It focuses on investments in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions from its New York office, the Midwest region, from the Chicago office, and the Western region from the Los Angeles office. The fund typically invests between $20 million and $200 million and a maximum of $400 million in companies with an EBITDA between $10 million and $250 million. It makes debt investments between $10 million and $100 million The fund invests through revolvers, first lien loans, warrants, unitranche structures, second lien loans, mezzanine debt, private high yield, junior capital, subordinated debt, and non-control preferred and common equity. The fund also selectively considers third-party-led senior and subordinated debt financings and opportunistically considers the purchase of stressed and discounted debt positions. The fund prefers to be an agent and/or lead the transactions in which it invests. The fund also seeks board representation in its portfolio companies.
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Overall MarketRank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

508th out of 1,933 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

3rd out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ARCC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.53 billion
Cash Flow$1.99 per share
Book Value$17.48 per share


Net Income$793 million


Market Cap$7.40 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.10 (-0.57 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ares Capital's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ares Capital's stock was trading at $15.90 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ARCC shares have increased by 10.1% and is now trading at $17.50.
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Is Ares Capital a buy right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ares Capital in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ares Capital stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ares Capital?

Wall Street analysts have given Ares Capital a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Ares Capital wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Ares Capital's CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Ares Capital CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Ares Capital's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Ares Capital's next earnings date?

Ares Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How can I listen to Ares Capital's earnings call?

Ares Capital will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 10th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Ares Capital's earnings last quarter?

Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, November, 1st. The investment management company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.01. The investment management company had revenue of $352 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $343.90 million. Ares Capital had a return on equity of 10.05% and a net margin of 21.28%. Ares Capital's quarterly revenue was down 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.48 earnings per share.
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How often does Ares Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ares Capital?

Ares Capital announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, December 30th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 14th.
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Is Ares Capital a good dividend stock?

Ares Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 9.09%. ARCC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Ares Capital does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ares Capital is 84.66%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Ares Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 96.39% in the coming year. This indicates that Ares Capital may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ARCC?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Ares Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $17.50. On average, they anticipate Ares Capital's stock price to reach $16.19 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.5%.
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Who are some of Ares Capital's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ares Capital own?

Who are Ares Capital's key executives?

Ares Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Arougheti, Co-Chairman & Exec. VP (Age 48)
  • Mr. Bennett Rosenthal, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert Kipp DeVeer III, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Mitchell S. Goldstein CPA, CPA, Co-Pres (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael Lewis Smith, Co-Pres (Age 49)
  • Ms. Penelope F. Roll, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Scott C. Lem, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Treasurer (Age 42)
  • Mr. John W. Stilmar, Managing Director of IR
  • Mr. Joshua M. Bloomstein J.D., VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46)
  • Ms. Lisa A. Morgan, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 44)

What is Ares Capital's stock symbol?

Ares Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARCC."

Who are Ares Capital's major shareholders?

Ares Capital's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.40%), EWG Elevate Inc. (0.12%), International Assets Investment Management LLC (0.06%), Kestra Advisory Services LLC (0.06%), Baugh & Associates LLC (0.05%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.04%). Company insiders that own Ares Capital stock include Bates Ann Torre, Daniel G Kelly, Jr, Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett and Steven B Mckeever.
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Which major investors are selling Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Cottage Street Advisors LLC, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Domani Wealth LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Miracle Mile Advisors LLC, Weybosset Research & Management LLC, and Nwam LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including EWG Elevate Inc., Sound Income Strategies LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Mirador Capital Partners LP, Rowland Carmichael Advisors Inc. ADV, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc., and We Are One Seven LLC. Company insiders that have bought Ares Capital stock in the last two years include Bates Ann Torre, Daniel G Kelly, Jr, Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett, and Steven B Mckeever.
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How do I buy shares of Ares Capital?

Shares of ARCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Ares Capital's stock price today?

One share of ARCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.50.

How big of a company is Ares Capital?

Ares Capital has a market capitalization of $7.40 billion and generates $1.53 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $793 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.89 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Ares Capital's official website?

The official website for Ares Capital is www.arescapitalcorp.com.

How can I contact Ares Capital?

Ares Capital's mailing address is 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 212-750-7300 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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